Some people may have followed the story in the past of ‘Serena’, the woman who was trafficked to this country and whom we met in our previous church in Birmingham, and ‘Tila’, her daughter, now 10 years old. I launched a Justgiving site last year which wonderfully raised £1,000 for them, and this is an […]


I’ve just been on a writer’s weekend at a lovely place with delicious food, where we sat round tables for six in a room with a huge picture window overlooking the bay. The following day I got chatting to a fellow guest.  She had been on my table the previous evening, keeping everyone entertained with […]

Westminster attack

Originally posted on Nick Baines's Blog:
This is the script of this morning’s Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme (written late last night after getting out of Parliament): I entered the chamber of the House of Lords yesterday afternoon, ready to lead prayers. A colleague came in and said there…